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Oct 1, 2012 2:00am PDT
half of the 20th century, sudden, inc. lyndon johnson's life, watching hip exercise power is a way to see what a president can really do. >> chris: robert carroll spent almost half his life telling the story of lbj but he says he's not a biographer, he's a student of power, how you get it and what you do with it. and, johnson, he says, was a genius at both. >> chris: how long did you think it was going to take? >> i... ten years. >> chris: and now, we're, what 36 years into this. >> something like that. >> chris: the breadth and depth of the work is stunning, since 1976 he has written four books, 3400 pages, winning almost every award there is starting with the pulitzer and he's not yet to johnson and vietnam. why has it taken so long? when we he look at how johnson was first elected to the senate in 1948, by 87 votes, he ended up writing a book about it. >> nobody has ever looked at a stolen election from beginning to end. and say, this is where the stolen election is... >> chris: and the latest, "passage of power" tells how johnson succeeded john kennedy and saved his agenda. >>
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Sep 30, 2012 11:00am PDT
political power works in america in the last half of the 20th century study lyndon johnson's life. it is a way to see what a president can really do. >> chris: robert carol spent almost half his life telling the story of lbj. he says he is a not a biographer. he is a student of power, how you get it and what you do with it and johnson he says was a genius at both. >> chris: how long did you think it was going to take you? >> i thought about ten years. >> chris: and now we are, what, 36 years into this? >> something like that. >> chris: the breadth and depth of the work is stunning. since 1976, caro has written four books, 3400 pages, winning almost every award there is starting with the pulitzer and not yet to johnson and vietnam. why has it taken so long? when caro looked at how johnson was first elec elected so the e in 1948 by 40 votes he wrote a book about it. >> nobody has ever looked and said this is what a stolen election it. >> chris: and the late evangelicals tells how johnson succeeded john kennedy and saved his agenda. >> he takes legislation that wasn't going to pass c
Oct 1, 2012 7:00am EDT
much you can do. host: thanks for calling. this on twitter -- on facebook -- gary johnson will be on this program to take your calls in about an hour, 8:30 eastern time. the last call from texas reminds us of the interview with ross belprospero. -- with ross perot. richard spoke with him down in plano, texas. the headline, the u.s. is headed for disaster. the full interview with richard wolfe of "usa today" talking with perot, 9:00 p.m. eastern time. [video clip] >> do you think if we had had a administration from 1993 it through 2001, that things would be different today in terms of our fiscal picture? >> i would make every effort. i would have had to deal with the two parties. i would've gone directly to the american people for their full support. once you actually have that, you probably can get them to agree to anything, including a bad idea, which i would not have done. someone asked someone if he still stood for anything, and he said, "young man, i stand for reelection." host: that was an interview with ross perot. and here's the front page written by richard of to d
Oct 2, 2012 6:00pm EDT
on in sports today? anything. >> there is. davie johnson settles on the first two starting pitchers of the home season and hunt for home fold advantage in the final two regular season games and hoping last night's bash is not the last. we'll take you inside the crazy celebration when the news edge at 6 continues. at 6 continues. [ barack obama ] i'm barack obama, and i approve this message. [ female announcer ] he says... president obama and i both care about poor and middle-class families. [ female announcer ] but this is what the budget plan mitt romney supports actually does. more huge tax breaks skewed to the wealthy. while cutting nearly eight hundred billion from medicaid... even though middle-class families rely on medicaid to help loved ones cover nursing-home care. and it helps parents support children with disabilities. if mitt romney really "cares," wouldn't we see it in his priorities? . >>> breaking news to report involving the university of the district of columbia and the bord of trustees issued the right sizing weren't. matt ackland was able to get his hands on and joins us wit
Sep 30, 2012 7:00am EDT
gary johnson will be joining us. we will begin with mark from illinois on the line for independence. caller: i just have to say that the whole republican and democratic thing is getting out of control. i am 62 years old. i go back from eisenhower on. i call them republicrats. they all go for the same corporations. is so undemocratic it is ridiculous. we have to get somebody new in the system. it is gridlock. the congress cannot get anything done. these people just go make deals and make money for themselves. we have to get some new blood into this system. host: thank you for the call. we will be covering the debates. we invite you to watch and engage the mentor of the debates. you can do this on our facebook page. -- engage in the debates. we have covered every debate since 1984. the first debates took place and 1960, 52 years ago. next is bill also on the line for independents. caller: no more important today than they have been in the past. the two main parties, it gets harder and harder to distinguish them from one another. it gives the person a chance to really put out and vote
Oct 1, 2012 5:09pm EDT
, but that is all right. >> that laugh, that spirit, were winning combinations for mamie peanut johnson, one of only three women who played in the negro leagues and the only pitcher. at age 77, she still lives in the same house as where she took this picture at age 12. she has been playing baseball all her life. >> i started when i was about six years old. >> when she was 18 and the only girl playing a church teams -- on church teams, a scout spotted her. >> the next day, i was on the bus. and i was gone. >> the team played serious ball. agreed harlem globetrotter and basketball player first played baseball for the clowns. in 1950, mamie peanut johnson started pitching and a player laughed. quakes' he said i was as big as a peanut. >> the name peanut stock. between 1953-1955, she won 33 and lost eight games. she says she grew up playing baseball on this field that is named after her. she is upset that right now it seems to be more of a football and soccer field. >> you dedicate the field to me and then you make it a football field and a soccer field? >> he said the city promised that a baseball diam
Oct 4, 2012 6:00am EDT
through surveillance video to try to find more clues. >> the beach johnson missed the last game. he started lose it feeling in his leg during the seventh inning. team doctors found he had pinched nerves in his back. johnson expects to get an injection today to help with the problem. highlights from the gnats gamenats game still ahead. >> a huge bird david smallwood: maryland money needs to stay in maryland. it's just that simple, i mean, it's a no brainer. anncr: every year marylanders spend five hundred and fifty... million at casinos in west virginia, delaware... and pennsylvania. one west virginia paper calls it a "cash cow" fofor them. but its cost maryland over one billion dollars. ney that could have created good jobs and... better schools for us.dmoney in maryland. david smallwood: question seven, i think it will be a... good thing for t the state of maryland. >> you read about it in the paper and saw it in the news. the northern snakehead. good morning washingtonn. >> a fire in a strong base and idaho still burning. more than 1000 bales of str than $100,000
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Oct 7, 2012 9:00am PDT
johnson event, which prevents nonprofits from endorsing or supporting political candidates. it was added to the tax code by lyndon b. johnson. some historians say as a way to silence his critics. attorney jordan laurs, says the law is unconstitutional. >> the irs has no business making a theological determination that certain topics are off limits if you are having church on the weekend. >> reporter: but organizations like americans united for a separation of church special state say the johnson amendment must be upheld to protect the divide between faith and politicians. >> what is at stake is the integrity of churches. churches are not supposed to be political action committees am people don't go to church tow hfer hear to vote for for the city council or president. they go for spiritual solace and to learn about the holy scripture, want to be told who is the best president. >> reporter: this is the fifth year of public freedom sunday. the number of pastors has grown three-fold from just last year. their ultimate goal is to have the irs law declared unconstitutional and the other is to
Oct 2, 2012 4:00pm PDT
campaign memorabilia from 1952 until the present. >> vote for president johnson. >> we have about 400 commercials. we started off by going to the different presidential libraries and correcting videos and converting this to the digital files. you can jump to any election year. you can click on 1980. that will take you right to a page for ronald reagan vs. jimmy carter. the commercials are 30 seconds or a minute that they summarize what was going on in the campaign to tell us what the main issues are. they were not intended to last as a historical record or if you look at years and years later. these are really important historical archives. >> these were made for the obama campaign. >> a democratic cookie cutter. >> what you see behind us is just a sampling of some of the material that we collected from the last two conventions. >> it is on a table in a room that is our reference collection. full complete collection of the record for american politics and it goes back to george washington. >> this whole row of materials is made up of campaign buttons. this is from the mckinley campaig
Oct 3, 2012 12:00pm EDT
was part of the corruption scheme that involved jack johnson. >> antolin pettersson and her sons were found dead at their home last month. -- kathleen peterson and your sons. the boy's father committed the crime. a visitation this evening from 5:00 until 8:00 at st. john's catholic church in reston. the and the funeral will be 10:00 tomorrow morning there. 50 million viewers expected to watch tonight's debate between president obama and mitt romney. >> its the first of three for the candidates. what happens on the stage could play a huge role at the polls. brianne carter has a preview. >> the last time they were face to face for debate was four years ago. both sides are downplaying expectations. president barack obama and republican presidential hopeful mitt romney will square off on the issues in their first side- by-side showdown of this race. >> i think the winner will be declared by the american people based on what the two candidates say and who lays out a vision for the future, some policy details. >> tonight the debate will focus on domestic issues including the economy, health care,
Oct 3, 2012 6:00pm EDT
issue on who or where we start. >> also, davie johnson left the game in the seventh inning with numbness in his left leg. the x rays revealed there might be nerve issues in his back and he's going to take anti- inflammatories and he will be fine. we're watching the redskins health as well. pierre garcone and trent williams, they were full go in practice and evan royster and robinson, they were limited in their workload today. big one coming up on sunday. rg3, of course, he's coming off of a great performance this last week last sunday against the buccaneers. although griffin didn't throw touchdowns, he passed for a career high, 323 yards and with some 43 rushing yards and a touchdown. and that was his best performance as a professional the rookie qb agreed with the coach today. >> and i think it was my best game. after doing the film study and this is a more complete solid game and didn't take any bad sacks and got through my progressions and everyone was doing their job and that helps me. >> day two of training camp and george mason. number three, the third overall pick and averaged 17
Oct 3, 2012 5:00pm EDT
him to get there. he pitched better to have 15 wins. >> a note on davie johnson. he left the game in the 7th inning with numbness in the left leg and had x rays taken, appears to have nerve issue. we'll monitor his status. as far as the post season and we're watching the wild card game on friday between the braves and cardinals. round one, of course, they will play the winner of that game on sunday and will take place in st. louis or atlanta, back here at nats park tuesday, wednesday, and thursday for games three-five. all right, there was some other big news today. home field advantage, sure and how about this? the president's race. teddy roosevelt who won, is yet to win and is pulling up in the rear as usual and baby philly fanatic, comes out and knocks down the competition. washington, jefferson, lincoln and opens up a clear path for teddy who takes advantage to win the first president's race and teddy is finally on the board and how about that? 525 races, i believe, that he failed to win. teddy is on the board and this team is going to home season with homefield advantage. >>
Oct 2, 2012 1:40am PDT
johnson has more. >> reporter: almost 20% of u.s. adolescents have trouble sleeping or are sleep deprived. a study in the canadian medical association journal looked at more than 4,000 adolescents. those who had trouble sleeping had a higher body mass index, larger waist size, higher cholesterol and blood pressure. those who just didn't get enough sleep had higher body mass index and larger waist size. a high sleep disturbance score was associated with higher consumption of fried food, soft drinks sweets and snacks. the authors conclude poor sleep hygiene amongst adolescents appears to be associated with increased cardiovascular risk and they say improving sleep hygiene early in life may be important for the prevention of cardiovascular disease later in life. for cardiovascular disease later in life. i'm dr. timothy johnson. >> wow. >> how do you feel about our job right now? >> great. >> scary. >> i feel great about it. >> every story we do about sleep deprivation freaks me out. >> i can survive on five hours a night. teens need nine hours. ironically the school day, done a lot of resear
Oct 3, 2012 6:00am PDT
. >> to take away your tax exempt status. tell us why. >> the johnson amendment took away freedom of speech, freedom of religion. our belief is that there should be a separation of church and state that you eluded to. there should be no government intrusion into the pulpit at all. in 194 54, that changed, taking away 166 years of pulpit freedom. we've been trying to restore that and see the johnson amendment taken to court and be unconstitutional based on the first amendment. in hopes of seeing a court case so that the johnson amendment can officially be thrown out and pastors can, once again, have their first amendment rights back. >> will you endorse a candidate during your sermon this sunday? >> i plan on doing exactly that. what we're saying is that's the freedom of the pastor. fes taes up to them. that's a receipt that we v we're simply saying we're trying to reclaim what was lost. 501-c, only one category has a speech restriction put on it, 501-c-3, which happens to be churches. lyndol banes johnson his aide would acknowledge that they never had churches in mind. they were aimed at tw
Oct 3, 2012 7:00am EDT
for gary johnson. host: and this tweet also speaks to that. guest: it sounds like the caller is on board with the clean hands principle. when the whole process looks a little dirty to you, that is a pretty good reason not to vote. on this point, gary johnson, who was the libertarian candidate in this cycle, running on the slogan "throw away your vote, vote for me. -- a vote for me." there are many who feel that neither party is speaking for them and a third-party candidate is a great way to voice that sense. third-party candidates already know their vote will not influence the outcome -- the outcome of the election. they are on board with the idea that their vote is expressive. host: candidates. johnson was our guest on "washington journal" just a couple of days ago on monday -- candidates. johnson was our guest on "washington journal" just a couple of days ago on monday . on candidate gary johnson was our guest just a couple of days ago on monday. you can see that in our cards. next caller. caller: to become of voting is like aon playground -- to me, voting is like a playground and the
Oct 2, 2012 3:00am PDT
johnson. >> john: what could he possibly want more than a name that doesn't sound doubly phallic. >> he told bloom beg news it was more important to him that mitt romney win the presidential election than the jets have a winning season. the team went 8-8 last year and is 2-2 so far. >> john: i come from new york. the jets aren't going to have a winning season and mitt romney isn't going to be president. let me ask you a question, dan when you're reading the headlines, is it distracting to read a name like woody johnson? >> a little. >> john: you kept your composure. i can think of peter o'toole and woody johnson doubly phallic game. >> go by richard johnson. >> john: if you're a celebrity or a rock singer, you need to shut up about your political opinions but if you're in the nfl, by all means talk about who you want for president. >> maybe mitt romney wasn't bluffing when he said of some his best friends own nfl teams. >> john: he said nascar teams i thought. >> no, he said it about both. >> john: he'll probabl
Oct 3, 2012 7:00am EDT
." >>> also "dancing with the stars" this morning. boy, it is all over for joey fatone and kym johnson. did not shine last night on "dancing with the stars." also, when they got kicked off, the crowd didn't love it all that much. they look okay this morning. they're having a good time. we're going to talk to them live in a little bit. >>> first, let's get news from josh. >> we're going to start with tonight's crucial presidential debate. here's where it will happen. you're taking a look at the university of denver. the first of three debates. tonight's will focus on domestic issues, including jobs, the economy, and health care. and president obama will be heading into tonight's showdown, just hours after a video of him from 2007 surfaced on a conservative website. then-senator obama is heard praising controversial pastor jeremiah wright. and accusing the federal government of not doing enough to help new orleans recover from hurricane katrina. the president's campaign calls the video a desperate attack. >>> meantime, there's signs that mitt romney is ready to offer specifics about his tax p
Sep 30, 2012 6:30pm PDT
, proctor & gamble, johnson & johnson. caught in the glare of the national spotlight, alec tried to change the subject. >> you know, i think the entire debate needs to be reframed, and really what alec is, is a bipartisan association of state legislators -- we have legislators of all political stripes coming together to talk about the most critical issues facing the states and trying to come up with the best solutions to face some of the problems that we're having. >> alright, so your point is it's not a partisan organization. >> but alec is partisan. and then some. >> in the spring i got a call from a person who said that all of the alec bills were available and was i interested in looking at them. and i said i was. >> lisa graves, a former justice department lawyer runs the center for media and democracy, it's a nonprofit investigative reporting group in madison, wisconsin. in 2011 by way of an alec insider, graves got her hands on a virtual library of internal alec documents. she was amazed by its contents, a treasure trove of actual alec model bills. >> these are the bills that were pr
Oct 2, 2012 11:00am PDT
romney. >> and new york jets owner woody johnson, a tough fund-raiser for governor romney. he was asked yesterday if he'd rather have a winning season for his team or see romney in the white house. he said, quote, i think you always have to put country first. so i think it's very, very important that this election come off with mitt romney and paul ryan as president and vice president. da dive writes for "the nation," and how politics will turn it upside-down. what do you make of the remark there? >> as someone that grew up a jets fan, i find it disturbing. one of the things that woody johnson's comments do, though, is it comments you have two sets of worlds in the sports world in the politics. there's owners as well as team executive. john he will welway is the teamt of the broncos, and a different rule for players, particularly nfl players who have nonguaranteed contracts and take their future into their own hand when they make political statements. >> they're millionaires too, aren't they? >> if mark sanchez said i would rather have barack obama win than have a winning season for the
Oct 4, 2012 12:00pm PDT
, he got it. >> i think he just broke gary johnson's heart. he's off the table apparently. >> gary johnson. >> i think mitt romney had a sort of stay of execution. if he had blown it last night, it would have been over. >> the aroma of terminal illness is gone from the campaign. once you get that aroma, it's kind difficult. >> you know what i'm looking to right now is the vice presidential debate? people give biden such a hard time, he's the gaffe machine. i remember when biden was known as a really good communicator, and you know what? there's a difference between biden and obama and how they are in debates and how they approach crowds. biden looks for the guts of the audience and pitches the message to their guts. i'm sure to see how biden does it. >> he's been there and paul ryan has not. >> i think next time if it's a boring debate, we should bring in herman cain, rick perry and newt gingrich just for fun. >> herman cain would be winning right now according to herman cain. >> you've heard our initial reactions. up next we have reactions from the heartland and the capital. we go
Oct 5, 2012 10:00pm EDT
johnson under arrest accused of domestic violence taken into custody in las vegas earlier this morning after an ex-girl friend told police he choked her into unconsciousness and left her in her underwear in a hotel hallway. he's being held on a $15,000 bond pending a court appearance on charges for strangulation. johnson played briefly with the skins in 2010. he faces a minimum two years in state prison in convicted. >>> up next more problems for american airlines as the company is forced to cancel dozens of flights. >> plus a brutal beating put a political consultant in the hospital. no charges will be filed. find out why next. >> if you see a story we should look into, there's the number and e-mail address. we're back. we were poor. the mgm casino in michigan. and it changed her life. clerk. way up. insurance... and i make great money. seven will create... twelve thousand jobs. to accountants... and construction workers. place to work with good pay... and great benefits, vote for question seven. [ kreg smith ] i'm third generation military. i served in the army, two tours over there.
Oct 2, 2012 6:00am PDT
's probably a good thing. >> owner woody johnson, carol, says he is more focused on the presidential race than a race for a playoff spot. jets fans may welcome this distraction, certainly, from thinking about the last game their team played, the loss to the 49ers sunday i won't reveal that again. johnson may have a better chance backing romney. take a listen to what he just told bloomberg tv. >> well, i think you always have to put country first. i think it's very, very important that for -- not only for us, but in particular our kids and grandkids that this election come off with mitt romney and ryan as president and vice president. >> okay. so johnson is choosing paul ryan over jets coach rex ryan. but he is a major fund-raiser for the romney campaign in new york and connecticut and also in new jersey. just as he was for john mccain and george w. bush. the news isn't too surprising. he's not alone. more than a few team owners in major sports are politically involved. there can be a backlash from these kinds of political stands. famous quote from 1990. michael jordan was asked to support a de
Oct 6, 2012 4:30am PDT
: eliuzza johnson insists she was wrongfully accused of serving crack on the street. after serving half her sentence she's free for good and plans to challenging her conviction back home. what she can't get back is time with her child. >> i lost custody of my child, and i don't know how i'm going to fix that. >> reporter: what do you think of the chemist who is now accused of -- >> destroying my life, but i forgive her. but as long as i have my daughter, that's all i care about. >> reporter: susan candiotti, cnn, boston. >> with so many drug samples and cases involved, we will dig deeper into the fallout with our go-to legal expert next hour. >>> the fight for the presidency takes to the street. "sesame street," that is. yes, this bate is between mitt romney and big bird. so who will have the last word? [ female announcer ] food, meeflavor. flavor, meet food. it's time for swanson flavor boost. concentrated broth in easy to use packets. mix it into skillet dishes, for an instant dose of... hell-o! [ female announcer ] get recipes at side by side so you get the same coverage
Oct 4, 2012 11:00pm EDT
: the system is supposed to filter and circulate the water to keep it cleaner. carol johnson, national parks spokesperson, says it did. she said what happened was the level of ozone needed to prevent the algae from forming wasn't calibrated correctly. >> we had to figure out exactly how much ozone to inject into the water to kill the nutrients that the algae feeds on and because we had it to low at the beginning, algae took hold. >> i used to clean pools as an engineer and i know what can happen with this. one little change and the algae is everywhere. >> reporter: it will take a few days for clean-up to be completed and then three more days for the pool to be refilled. all the work costs about $100,000, the money coming out of national park service's maintenance budget. >> we have to do this once a year. >> reporter: the renovation project included reinforcing the bottom of the pool to prevent millions of gallons from leaking out every month. it also included new l.e.d. lights and handicapped accessible walkways, but the green project turning green wasn't in the plan. many tourists say th
Oct 3, 2012 7:00pm EDT
, mainly. alex jones and gary johnson -- i would ask him what he would do. i wish you were in the debate. thank you for your time. good bye. >> we will be talking to the democratic co-chairman of the commission on presidential debates. we'll ask him about why no third-party is represented on the stage tonight. tonight -- next is a call from eveline in florida, a republican. caller: hi, my name is eveline. i would ask romney as a diehard republican myself, i would ask him, do you think that i am a stupid person to believe that after saying you did not care about 47% of the people that now you say you are going to be the president of 100% of the people, that i am stupid and not to believe that? i do not believe it. and you will say now anything to get elected. i am a diehard republican and i will not be voting for you. >> thank you very much. next is a call from roanoke, virginia, this is a democrat. what would you ask? caller: i am a democrat. i would ask both candidates what they would do in reference to social services reform. it has been a big epidemic that has been happening all over
Sep 30, 2012 12:00pm EDT
a sizable number of undecided people. "a-team" 9% of people are undecided. 7% of those are for gary johnson. [laughter] ultimately, though, i think this is another carter presidency. obama is not a visionary or competent leader. he is really miscast and there is a tragic element all of this. >> host: has this both given you an idea for another book? >> guest: not at this point. >> host: okay. if you very much for this extraordinary interview and we look forward to your book, "leading from behind." >> that was "after words" in which authors are interviewed by journalists and news personalities. it airs at 12:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. on sundays. you can also watch it online at click on "after words" on the upper right side of the page. >> let me estimate how much we forget of our own ideas. we are just terrible, even those of us who have good memories, we forget particularly if an idea is kind of a fleeting sense of something that is interesting in a kind of disappears. one of the things that i found a lot of people doing, is not just write everything down, but to keep everything tog
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